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Open Information Science

Editor-in-Chief: Sturges, Paul

1 Issue per year

Open Access

    Open Access
    Online
    ISSN
    2451-1781
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    Overview

    Description

    Open Information Science (OIS) is a new, open access, cross-disciplinary, single-blind peer-reviewed journal that presents original research on all areas of Library and Information Sciences. It aims to publish the research papers on the most recent issues and developments in the field. OIS is particularly interested in the dissemination of the intellectual efforts of the global academic community in this field. This journal is going to be helpful for researchers, specialists, teachers and practitioners of librarianship.

    Scope of the OIS includes:

    • Library&Information Science – Theory&Practice
    • Research Methods&Information Seeking
    • Information Literacy
    • Digital Libraries
    • School&Academic Libraries
    • Archiving, Collections – Cultural Heritage&Preservations

    Topical Issues:

    The journal collaborates with the following conferences:

    Aims and Scope

    Why submit

    All authors of Open Information Science enjoy the following benefits:

    • no article processing charges (APCs) nor article submission charges in the issue 2018 and 2019 (one issue per year);
    • fast, comprehensive and transparent peer-review;
    • efficient route to fast-track publication;
    • free language assistance for authors from non-English speaking regions;
    • worldwide distribution and promotion of articles.

    Secure archiving by De Gruyter and the independent archiving service Portico

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Journal
    Readership:
    This journal is going to be helpful for researchers, specialists, teachers and practitioners of librarianship.

    Submission of Manuscripts

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    Abstracting & Indexing

    Open Information Science is covered by the following services:

    • Baidu Scholar
    • Cabell's Directory
    • CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
    • CNPIEC
    • Dimensions
    • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
    • EBSCO Discovery Service
    • Google Scholar
    • J-Gate
    • JournalTOCs
    • KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
    • Microsoft Academic
    • Naviga (Softweco)
    • Primo Central (ExLibris)
    • ProQuest (relevant databases)
    • Publons
    • ReadCube
    • Summon (Serials Solutions/ProQuest)
    • TDNet
    • WanFang Data
    • WorldCat (OCLC)

    Editorial Information

    Editor-in-Chief
    Paul Sturges, Loughborough University, UK / University of Pretoria, South Africa

    Editorial Advisory Board
    Mari Agata, Keio University, Japan
    David Benyon, Edinburgh Napier University, UK
    Gerd Berget, Oslo University College, Norway
    Maria Teresa Biagetti, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
    Boris Bosančić, University of Osijek, Croatia
    Johannes Britz, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
    Judith Broady-Preston, Aberystwyth University, UK
    Cecelia Brown, University of Oklahoma, USA
    Maria Cahill, University of Kentucky, USA
    Rafael Capurro, Stuttgart Media University/ University of Pretoria, Germany/South Africa
    Hsin-liang Chen, University of Massachusetts-Boston, USA
    Robert Darnton, Harvard University, USA
    Gordana Dodig-Crnkovic, Mälardalen University, Sweden
    Milena Dobreva, University of Malta, Malta
    Ina Fourie, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    Ilja Frissen, McGill University, Canada
    Luanne Freund, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Francisco Javier García Marco, University of Zaragoza, Spain
    Michael Geist, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Twyla Gibson, University of Missouri, USA
    Vicki L. Gregory, University of South Florida, USA
    Jenna Hartel, University of Toronto, Canada
    Heidi Julien, University at Buffalo, USA
    Philip Hider, Charles Sturt University, Australia
    Helene Hřyrup, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Fidelia Ibekwe-SanJuan, Aix-Marseille University, France
    Amanda Izenstark, University of Rhode Island, USA
    Beatriz Valadares Cendon, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Bienvenido León, University of Navarra, Spain
    Dirk Lewandowski, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany
    Ziming Liu, San Jose State University, USA
    Norbert Lossau, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
    Lili Luo, San Jose State University, USA
    Yoni Mizrachi, University of Haifa, Israel
    Christos Papatheodorou, Ionian University, Greece
    Jung-ran Park, Drexel University, USA
    Jayarani Raju, University of Cape Town, South Africa
    Fiammetta Sabba, University of Bologna, Italy
    Rosa San Segundo Manuel, Charles III University of Madrid, Spain
    Remigiusz Sapa, Jagiellonian University, Poland
    Teresa Scassa, University of Ottawa, Canada
    Brett E. Shelton, Boise State University, USA
    Elizabeth Shepherd, University College London, UK
    Min Song, Yonsei University, South Korea
    Suzanne M. Stauffer, Louisiana State University, USA
    Jela Steinerová, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia
    Jaroslav Šušol, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia
    Rong Tang, Simmons College, USA
    Gunilla Widén, Ĺbo Akademi University, Finland
    John Willinsky, Stanford University, USA
    Kyunghye Yoon, St. Catherine University, USA

    Section Editors

    LIS - Theory & Practice
    Shimelis Assefa, University of Denver, USA
    Gavin R. Davis, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
    Jesse David Dinneen, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
    Diego Navarro Bonilla, Charles III University of Madrid, Spain
    Chaoqun Ni, Simmons College, USA
    Pauline Rafferty, Aberystwyth University, UK
    Susan R. Rathbun-Grubb, University of South Carolina, USA
    Yunhyong Kim, University of Glasgow, UK
    Asim Qayyum, Charles Sturt University, Australia
    Diane Velasquez, University of South Australia, Australia

    Management of Library and Information Services
    Ricardo Eito-Brun, Charles III University of Madrid, Spain
    Diane Velasquez, University of South Australia, Australia

    Digital Libraries & Information Systems
    H. Michelle Chen, San José State University, USA
    Diane Velasquez, University of South Australia, Australia

    Information Management
    H. Michelle Chen, San José State University, USA
    Yunhyong Kim, University of Glasgow, UK
    Elizabeth Lomas, University College London, UK
    Kyong Eun Oh, Simmons College, USA
    Mayank Trivedi, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India
    Diane Velasquez, University of South Australia, Australia
    Zhixian (George) Yi, Charles Sturt University, Australia
    Allan H.K. Yuen, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Organization of Knowledge
    Jesse David Dinneen, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
    Ricardo Eito-Brun, Charles III University of Madrid, Spain
    Cíntia de Azevedo Lourenço, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Daniel Martínez Ávila, São Paulo State University, Brazil
    Pauline Rafferty, Aberystwyth University, UK
    Shuheng Wu, City University of New York, USA

    Information Technology
    H. Michelle Chen, San José State University, USA
    Ricardo Eito-Brun, Charles III University of Madrid, Spain
    Jenna Ng, University of York, UK
    Younei Soe, Indiana University, USA
    Allan H.K. Yuen, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Data Management
    Cíntia de Azevedo Lourenço, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Asim Qayyum, Charles Sturt University, Australia
    Michael Tsikerdekis, University of Kentucky, USA
    Shuheng Wu, City University of New York, USA
    Zhixian (George) Yi, Charles Sturt University, Australia

    Information and Media Literacy
    Jenny Bronstein, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
    Cathie LeBlanc, Plymouth State University, USA
    Jenna Ng, University of York, UK
    Susan R. Rathbun-Grubb, University of South Carolina, USA
    Younei Soe, Indiana University, USA
    Allan H.K. Yuen, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Margaret Zimmerman, The University of Iowa, USA

    Information Behavior (Creation, Seeking, Sharing & Use) 
    Shimelis Assefa, University of Denver, USA
    Jenny Bronstein, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
    Gavin R. Davis, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
    Ying-Hsang Liu, Charles Sturt University, Australia
    Krystyna K. Matusiak, University of Denver, USA
    Chaoqun Ni, Simmons College, USA
    Kyong Eun Oh, Simmons College, USA
    Asim Qayyum, Charles Sturt University, Australia
    Younei Soe, Indiana University, USA
    Jung-Won Yoon, University of South Florida, USA
    Allan H.K. Yuen, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Health Information Seeking Behavior
    Mayank Trivedi, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India
    Jung-Won Yoon, University of South Florida, USA
    Margaret Zimmerman, The University of Iowa, USA

    LIS Research Methods
    Shimelis Assefa, University of Denver, USA
    Jenny Bronstein, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
    Gavin R. Davis, University of the Western Cape, South Africa
    Ying-Hsang Liu, Charles Sturt University, Australia
    Elizabeth Lomas, University College London, UK
    Lauren H. Mandel, University of Rhode Island, USA
    Daniel Martínez Ávila, São Paulo State University, Brazil
    Jenna Ng, University of York, UK
    Chaoqun Ni, Simmons College, USA
    Younei Soe, Indiana University, USA
    Allan H.K. Yuen, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Critical Theory of Information
    Daniel Martínez Ávila, São Paulo State University, Brazil

    Scholarly Communication
    Shimelis Assefa, University of Denver, USA
    Cathie LeBlanc, Plymouth State University, USA
    Diane Velasquez, University of South Australia, Australia

    Bibliometrics
    Shimelis Assefa, University of Denver, USA
    Ricardo Eito-Brun, Charles III University of Madrid, Spain
    Diane Velasquez, University of South Australia, Australia

    Library Education
    Jenny Bronstein, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
    H. Michelle Chen, San José State University, USA
    Emily Holmes, Columbia University Libraries
    Lauren H. Mandel, University of Rhode Island, USA
    Diane Velasquez, University of South Australia, Australia

    Public Libraries
    Lauren H. Mandel, University of Rhode Island, USA
    Hui-Yun Sung, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan
    Diane Velasquez, University of South Australia, Australia

    School & Academic Libraries
    Susan R. Rathbun-Grubb, University of South Carolina, USA
    Diane Velasquez, University of South Australia, Australia

    Digital Libraries
    H. Michelle Chen, San José State University, USA
    Ricardo Eito-Brun, Charles III University of Madrid, Spain
    Emily Holmes, Columbia University Libraries
    Cíntia de Azevedo Lourenço, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Krystyna K. Matusiak, University of Denver, USA
    Mayank Trivedi, Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India

    Archival Science
    Ricardo Eito-Brun, Charles III University of Madrid, Spain
    Julie Mathias, Aberystwyth University, UK
    Diego Navarro Bonilla, Charles III University of Madrid, Spain

    Cultural Heritage 
    Julie Mathias, Aberystwyth University, UK
    Diego Navarro Bonilla, Charles III University of Madrid, Spain
    Pauline Rafferty, Aberystwyth University, UK

    Preservation Management
    Emily Holmes, Columbia University Libraries

    Information Governance
    Ricardo Eito-Brun, Charles III University of Madrid, Spain
    Diego Navarro Bonilla, Charles III University of Madrid, Spain
    Emad Khazraee, Kent State University, USA
    Elizabeth Lomas, University College London, UK
    Diane Velasquez, University of South Australia, Australia

    Media Studies
    Daniel Allington, King's College London, UK
    Jesse David Dinneen, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
    Cathie LeBlanc, Plymouth State University, USA
    Jenna Ng, University of York, UK
    Younei Soe, Indiana University, USA 
    Allan H.K. Yuen, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Media Education 

    Social Media
    H. Michelle Chen, San José State University, USA
    Emad Khazraee, Kent State University, USA
    Jenna Ng, University of York, UK
    Pauline Rafferty, Aberystwyth University, UK
    Younei Soe, Indiana University, USA
    Michael Tsikerdekis, University of Kentucky, USA
    Diane Velasquez, University of South Australia, Australia
    Jung-Won Yoon, University of South Florida, USA
    Allan H.K. Yuen, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Mass Communication
    Jenna Ng, University of York, UK
    Younei Soe, Indiana University, USA
    Diane Velasquez, University of South Australia, Australia

    Visual Communication

    Social Computing 
    Emad Khazraee, Kent State University, USA
    Michael Tsikerdekis, University of Kentucky, USA

    Communications & Networking
    Jenna Ng, University of York, UK

    Open Access
    Shimelis Assefa, University of Denver, USA
    Cathie LeBlanc, Plymouth State University, USA
    Diane Velasquez, University of South Australia, Australia

    Language Editors
    A.J. Million, University of Missouri, USA
    Dan Klyn, University of Michigan, USA
    Jeanie Austin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
    Jin Gao, University College London, UK
    Kinda R. Dahlan, University College London, UK
    Lisa Di Valentino, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    Noah Samuel, University of Illinois, USA
    Polly A. College, Drexel University, USA
    Robert D. Montoya, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Robert Wadholm, Trinity Bible College & Graduate School, USA
    Tae Hee Lee, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
    Terry O’Brien, Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland
    Timothy Gorichanaz, Drexel University, USA
    Toluwase Asubiaro, University of Western Ontario, Canada

    Assistant Editors
    Gbolahan Olasina, University of Ilorin, Nigeria
    Ifeanyi Jonas Ezema, University of Nigeria, Nnamdi Azikiwe Library, Nigeria
    Le Anne Barclay-Platenburg, Rutgers University / Berkeley College, Larry L. Luing School of Business, USA
    Musa Dauda Hassan, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA
    Naailah Parbhoo, University of Pretoria, South Africa
    Yanyan Wang, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA

    Publisher
    DE GRUYTER Poland
    Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str.
    01-811 Warsaw, Poland
    T: +48 22 701 50 15

    Editorial contact:
    Managing Editor
    Katarzyna Grzegorek
    Katarzyna.Grzegorek@degruyteropen.com

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